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Overall weight and stabilising effect

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#1 John Munroe

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Posted 14 May 2016 - 02:16 AM



Does the weight of the camera and the weight of the counterweights together have an overall impact to the stabilising effect? That is, suppose the same drop time in two setups where one has a 200g camera whilst the other has a 1kg camera. Will the stability be different?



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#2 Jess Haas SOC

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Posted 14 May 2016 - 04:10 AM

Yes. More weight means it takes more force to move so it is more stable. Wind is more of a problem with light cameras, etc...
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#3 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 15 May 2016 - 08:22 AM

I usually use a shorter drop time with lighter cameras.
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